Home / Industry

Sedari Supports Application for the dotAfrica Domain Name

Sedari announces its co-operation with South Africa's UniForum SA as the organisation leading a pan-African effort supported by the African Union to apply for the dotAfrica top-level domain name (TLD).

UniForum SA director, Neil Dundas explains the rationale behind this domain name: "This is an important step for organisations and individuals interested in acquiring an African online identity, as dotAfrica will give added visibility and identity to operations in the region. We are pleased to be working with Sedari who is providing professional support for the ICANN application," Dundas continues.

"Sedari is delighted to be working on this inspirational domain name," says Liz Williams, Sedari's CEO. "This expansion of names is all about opportunity but also about empowerment: here is an opportunity to engage the continent of Africa and to help empower its people to make the web their own."

About UniForum and dotAfrica

UniForum is known for operating the co.za registry, Africa's largest registry with more than 700,000 domain names. Its application for dotAfrica follows the endorsement by the African Union Commission, and has the full support of the ZA Domain Name Authority, South Africa's ccTLD manager. African Internet experts, country code managers, registrars and volunteers selected by the African Internet community are among those participating in steering the dotAfrica project.

About Sedari

Sedari

Sedari is a consulting and technology company focusing on TLD operations for applicants who want to run their own registry. Sedari guides new TLD applicants through the entire continuum of ICANN's application process and, most importantly, provides a robust fully outsourced Registry Services Management Platform to help string owners run their top-level domains over the long term. (Learn More)

Related topics: Domain Names, Registry Services, ICANN, Top-Level Domains

WEEKLY WRAP — Get CircleID's Weekly Summary Report by Email:

Related Blogs

Related News

Topics

Industry Updates – Sponsored Posts

pink.host: Breast Cancer Awareness by Bluehost

Introducing Our Special Edition Managed DNS Service for Top-Level Domain Operators

Afilias Director Wins ICANN's 2014 Leadership Award

Radix Announces the Addition of .tech to Its Portfolio

Infographic: Where in the World Do Chinese People Live?

Public Interest Registry Seeks Leaders to Serve on its NGO Community Advisory Council

Auctions Update: MMX Wins .law and .vip

LogicBoxes Partners with I-Content to Implement Vertical Integration for .RICH and .ONL

General Availability Kicks Off for .Website, .Press and .Host

New .ORGANIC Top-Level Domain Welcomes Leading Brands As .ORGANIC Pioneers

Dot Chinese Online and Dot Chinese Website Featured in EURid's World Report on IDNs 2014

New .ORGANIC Top-Level Domain Opens to Serve the Organic Community

DotConnectAfrica Contributes at the 9th IGF in Istanbul, Turkey

Independent Endorsement of Dot Chinese Online & Dot Chinese Website by by FiarWinds Partners

New gTLDs and Best Practices for Domain Management Policies (Video)

.Host Announces Top Global Players As Pioneer Partners

Public Interest Registry Releases Bi-Annual Report, .Org Domain Registrations Pass 10.4 Million

Public Interest Registry to Speak About Upcoming Launch of .ngo and .ong Domains for NPOs

Landrush Opens for .Website, .Press and .Host

Afilias Announces General Availability of .BLACK Top-Level Domain

Sponsored Topics